Friday, June 24, 2011

Short Takes

Syrian forces are sending hundreds of people fleeing across the border to Turkey.

Minot, North Dakota, is still under a flood threat.

Jobless claims rose again last week.

Oil is being sold from the strategic reserve in order to knock the wind out of speculators.

Airbus gets a lot of orders at the Paris air show.

A House committee wants to annul President Obama’s loosening of restrictions on travel and money sent to Cuba.

The Miami-Dade GOP is running short of cash.

The Tigers were off last night. They return to Comerica for a series with Arizona.